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HLN
Nov 5, 2009 6:00am EST
that was licensed in the united states. we have done those things. we have shifted all the vaccine manufacturing to the extent we can to multi those virus first because there faster to fill, with leaving the rest of leftover for the single dose syringes. we have worked with them to shift everything they can do to get the vaccine out as fast as they possibly can. then we are tracking through the process step by step. to the degree that when a lot is ready to be released at a manufacturer, we have a truck waiting. it pulls up at the loading dock ready to accept that vaccine and bring it to the distribution sites. if we have been working through this every step of the process to get any delays out. that is what a sight visits have largely been about. >> a question about the contracts. [unintelligible] to produce this reject all under 51 million doses, kabbalah contracted the manufacturers to fill 117 million doses. why aren't they able to undo the full amount of doses -- able to do the full amount of doses? >> we need to make sure we have enough vaccine derived the time people want it and being ca
HLN
Nov 4, 2009 12:00pm EST
's making the choice for you. the u.s. -- the united states, america, is the world's largest economy. it's three times larger than our closest competitor, japan. and it's larger than the economies of japan, china, germany, and great britain combined. and we got there through innovation. we got there through choice. we got there through competition. we got there through individual initiative and responsibility. not government control and management. as we have seen time after time, when you substitute a government controlled and run program for individual choice, the cost goes up, the quality goes down. and when it comes to health care, there's nothing more important than quality and choice. given the choice, i'll always place my faith in the individual not the government and this time is no different. no different with the credit card legislation, no different with the health care legislation. mr. chairman, let me conclude by saying many of my colleagues in this body, both republicans and democrats, are going to come in and they are going to vote for this legislation today. they are goin
HLN
Nov 7, 2009 4:10am EST
of the united states army at fort hood, texas, were attacked by the least likely of assailants. it was, in short, an act of treason. i want to first thank my colleague and good friend, representative john carter of texas, who represents fort hood in his district, for introducing this legislation to give all members of congress the opportunity to stand here today and support of the brave men and women at fort hood and their families in such a time of trial. fort hood lies just north of my district, north of austin. it's in central texas, many of us all across this nation have constituents who have gone through fort hood to train for the wars in iraq and afghanistan. . i have had many constituents who trained at fort hood. yesterday was a drark chapter. in the aftermath we learned that 13 of our finest americans were killed and several dozen more were wounded. this senseless act of horror betrayed our -- betrays our respect and deepest sempthi for life. our thoughts and prayers are with each of the families affected by this tragedy. during this tragedy, there were reports of many soldiers providin
HLN
Nov 8, 2009 5:00pm EST
military installation was devastated when the soldiers and civilians of the united states army in heinously attacked by the least likely of assailents. a murderer who benefited from the american dream of unlimited opportunity, attending medical school at military expense, and a person given trust as a high rank in our military. he cowardly then committed treason. in the aftermath we have learned that 13 of our bravest and finest americans were killed and several dozen more were wounded. this senseless act of horror betrays our respect and dignity to human life. our deepest thoughts and prayers are with each of the families affected by this great tragedy. my constituents are shocked and saddened in discussing today this tragedy with carl gooding of wdog radio of allendale, south carolina, i know first hand the low country of south carolina is praying for the fort hood families. amidst this tragedy there are reports that many soldiers in the immediate vicinity of the attack provided heroic aid to their fellow soldiers who had been wounded. several of them already wounded themselves. these sel
FOX News
Nov 9, 2009 7:00pm EST
between the united states and iran over iran's nuclear program. greg palkot has details. is he live in our london bureau tonight. what are the iranians saying about this. >> a top iranian prosecutor, according oour fox news journalist in tehran is saying that investigation is continuing. a conclusion could come soon and that could mean we are told, formal charges of he is subpoena nage, a trial even reportedly the death penalty for these three americans. we are also monitoring late today ahmadinejad at a press conference and he said and i quote "i'm hopeful that the situation will come out happily happily." then he okay nently claimed that u.s.-backed agencies were trying to kip iranian officials. linkage possible, shep. shepard: what's the reaction from the u.s. government and from their families for that matter? >> it's after noon. the white house and state department condemning the actions of iran. we heard from secretary of state clinton in berlin. she said, and i quote "we believe very strongly there is no evidence for any charge whatsoever." as for the families and the friends, they
FOX
Nov 10, 2009 6:00am EST
on tropical storm ida. 50-mile per hour winds and heavy rain across much of the southeastern united states which has led to flooding in some areas particularly across portions of alabama. that is where the heaviest rain is right now. center of the storm has not yet made landfall but much of the rain and wind on the northern portion of that storm certainly has made landfall. right now, we are dealing with mild temperatures. 53degrees in the district. relative humidity, 89%. the winds are calm. parametric pressure on the rise, 0.27. here ia look at the satellite- radar. hook how cloudy it is across our region. much different from yesterday, the day before where we saw a good amount of sunshine. today, it will be mostly clouds. can't rule out a ray of sun here or there but a lot of clouds around for today and those clouds could eventually produce some moisture for us. here is your forecast for today though. we'll see a mild day. not as warm as it was yesterday. highs in the low to mid-60s. cloudy skies. maybe a sprinkle here or there butt best hance of rain rase lili tonight into tomorrow. mo
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2009 11:00am EST
gordon wood presents a history of the united states from 1789 to the end of the war of 1812. he writes that founders of the national government disliked the idea political parties and wish to see the demise of slavery in the north. at the redwood library in newport rhode island, is an hour and 15 minutes. [applause] thank you very much. it is a pleasure to be back here in this magnificent building. 18th century library, which i think is one of the architectural marvels of the united states and everybody should come here to see it. i am delighted to be back here again. this book which is a big fat book, can be used as a doorstop if you decide not to read it. it will work that way. the title of the book comes from a statement of jefferson turkey referred to united states, jefferson being the most expansive mind of president in history. he referred to united states that he was present up as an empire of liberty. different kind of empire is what he saw. and he as i said had great visions for the growth of this united states. i have introduced this book with a little brief description of ri
HLN
Nov 6, 2009 12:00pm EST
and civilians of the united states army at fort hood, texas, were attacked by the least likely of assailants. it was, in short, an act of treason. i want to first thank my colleague and good friend, representative john carter of texas, who represents fort hood in his district, for introducing this legislation to give all members of congress the opportunity to stand here today and support of the brave men and women at fort hood and their families in such a time of trial. fort hood lies just north of my district, north of austin. it's in central texas, many of us all across this nation have constituents who have gone through fort hood to train for the wars in iraq and afghanistan. . i have had many constituents who trained at fort hood. yesterday was a drark chapter. in the aftermath we learned that 13 of our finest americans were killed and several dozen more were wounded. this senseless act of horror betrayed our -- betrays our respect and deepest sempthi for life. our thoughts and prayers are with each of the families affected by this tragedy. during this tragedy, there were reports of many
NBC
Nov 9, 2009 11:00pm EST
. >>> tropicastorm ida is getting weaker as it approaches the united states but it's still battering parts of the gulf coast with heavy rains. this is video from the southwest coast of alabama tonight. bob ryan is here with more on ida's track and her impact. sfwhob. >> doreen, it will be a major rain producer. that's the impact. the winds have now decreased. you can see on the regional radar, and i will zoom into that, it is pretty much assure heading into mobile bay, mobile, alabama, but on the east side still very heavy rain. look at pensacola, seven inches of rain today and after a very, very wet season, all wait from georgia on into louisiana, the threat from ida not so much the win winds. the tides will be well above average but flooding rains over the next couple of days. tell you more about any impact here. back to you. >> thanks, bob. >>> coming up and to the -- president obama is moving closer to a decision on troop levels in afghanistan. >>> mayor fenty responds to video that shows him using police escorts to bike on prohibited streets. >>> employees at the zoo tell news 4 why a
HLN
Nov 19, 2009 6:00am EST
trafficking is actually done out of the prison system in the united states. particularly the california prison system. and he mentioned one prison, pelican bay, in specific. and then i came back, and i found that there are all these cell phones in prisons which enables a group, name live the mexican mafia, to essentially use cell phones to give directives right out of prisons on hits, on territories, on dealers, and i think this is a very serious thing. i've introduced legislation that would make cell phones contraband in federal prisons with possession punishable by up to an additional year in prison. what do you think of this? what are you doing? it is a real problem, mr. attorney general. >> it is a real problem, senator. i had experience with that when i was the united states attorney here in washington, d.c. rapel edmonds was convicted, sent to jail and continued to run his drug enterprise from prison, was convicted again for that. the maintenance of cell phones in prison, i think, is unacceptable and i think we have to find ways in which we conif i skate them. you're right, they ought to
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2009 10:15am EST
, virtually every single member of this body in the united states senate is a member of the baby boom generation. as in my view a generation of americans, i was born in the last year of that generation, given more opportunity than any generation of people in the history of this planet because our grandparents and our parents were willing to make hard choices, understanding that part of our national creed, part of our legacy is assuring that we're expanding opportunity for those that come after us. we are having this health care debate at a moment in our country's history beset by incredible economic difficulties. this is the worst recession since the great depression. but we now know that even during the period of economic growth before our economy fell into this terrible recession, that powg families were struggling. during the last period of economic growth, median family income in the united states actually declined. as far as i know, it's the first period of recovery in the history of the united states when median family income actually went down, and that was at the same time tha
CSPAN
Nov 9, 2009 6:00am EST
interesting patterns >>> the first hurricane to threaten the united states this year, atlantic hurricane season, anyway, is due to hit the gulf coast tomorrow morning. forecasters say hurricane ida could cause flooding, rough surf and tornadoes from eastern mississippi to the florida panhandle. right now it's a category 1 with 90-mile-an-hour winds. no mandatory evacuations have been ordered yet. we'll watch this this morning. >>> two u.s. pilots were killed when their helicopter went down in northern iraq. the military says the army chopper had a hard landing yesterday and the incident is under investigation. separately, a u.s. marine died from noncombat injuries west of baghdad. >>> now it falls on the united states senate to take the baton and bring this effort to the finish line on behalf of the american people. and i'm absolutely confident that they will. >> that was president obama yesterday, congratulating the house after it narrowoly passed aed 1.2 billion health care reform bill. it calls for a public option, which may not get enough support to survive in the senate version. the
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2009 10:00pm EST
to not come from the south of the united states or they tend to be refugees from the south. jackie robinson away from georgia to pasadena california, or curt flood who came from oakland california. i was just talking to someone about that the other day the way that when marvin miller was looking for someone to challenge, he was looking for an african-american athlete not from the south but was influenced by the broad tenor of the times. it seems sugar ray robinson was very influenced by what it meant to live in harlem at the time. and harlem is in many ways a character in the story. and people should know that this is not a typical biography. it is certainly not a typical sports biography. you have marvelous personifications of harlem, jazz music and "esquire" magazine and the in affect become characters in the story. why is it important to understand harlem to understand sugar ray robinson? >> guest: people always say a statement, people always say he had such style or she had such style, well what does that mean? i was intrigued with that. >> host: what is style? >> guest: yeah, what is s
HLN
Nov 4, 2009 5:00pm EST
, calling on the united states government and the international community to address the human rights and humanitarian needs of slilan ka's tam -- international displaced persons living in government-run camp, implementing and oversight and allowing foreign aid workers to provide relief and resources to such i.d.p.'s. the speaker pro tempore: the question is, will the house suspend the rules and agree to the resolution as amended. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. >> madam speaker, i ask for a recorded vote. the speaker pro tempore: a recorded vote is requested. those favoring a recorded vote will rise. a sufficient number having risen, a recorded vote is ordered. members will record their votes by electronic device. this will be a five-minute vote. [captioning made possible by the national captioning institute, inc., in cooperation with the united states house of representatives. any use of the closed-captioned coverage of the house proceedings for political or commercial purposes is expressly prohibited by the u.s. house of representatives.] the speaker pro tempore: on this
FOX
Nov 18, 2009 7:00am EST
. the more mile air in place across the estern united states. we have been showing you the maps where we shown you breamington and rochester, temperatures in the 20s and 30s. our temperatures near or above normal. the forecast for today looks like this increasing clouds, seasonal temperatures, 58 degrees for your high. for tonight here is what we are looking at, -- tonight, 48 degrees is what we are looking at with some clouds. tomorrow more clouds build in. we have a hans of showers during the chance of showers during the course of the day. 39 tomorrow. saturday and sunday a chance of rain late in the day. that's a look at what is happening on the weather. let's get a update on traffic from julie. >>> here we go on the roads now. big delay ifs you are traveling eastbound along 66. the problem with the accident we had at 50 fair oaks activity pushed to the should i. slow out of centerville. delays from 123 towards the capitol beltway. southbound 270 of rockville on the slow side. it will be for a while. local lanes below speed as well. southbound 270, slow approaching passing 109. germa
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2009 7:00am EST
of the discussion has been around the fence that the united states wants to pursue a counterterrorism strategy where they target specific regions of afghanistan. there's an understanding that if you seven of troops to blame did the entire country that it would take something like half a million troops. nobody is talking about that. there are specific regions, especially in the southern part of afghanistan and, that they're talking about increasing the troops as a way of giving them more control over those regions and an ability to push back against the extremists, the taliban, and al-qaeda. host: what will he be asking of nato? guest: there have been many discussions over the past months to try to increase the number of troop commitments from nato countries as a way of allowing the united states to have slightly less of a commitment. in the speech, i think you will see a strong call from the president for the nato allies and the other allies around world to step up. host: thank you very much for being with us this morning, michael shear. there are a number of "washington post"front page stories. thi
HLN
Nov 30, 2009 6:00am EST
assaulting a child. >>> somali pirates have hijacked a tanker on its way to the united states. a european union spokesperson says the ship was taken about 800 miles from somalia yesterday. it has 28 crew members, none of them from the united states. somali pirates have taken dozens of ships, but this may be only the second attack of an oil tanker. >>> tiger wood sincere talking about a car accident over the weekend, but he's not talking to police about it. rafer weigel has more about that. >> tiger and his wife erks elin, turned away from cops. under florida law, he technically does not have to talk to police. his attorney says, quote, it's a private matter. the accident happened early friday when woods ran his suv over a fire hydrant and crashed into a tree. he did release this statement on his website yesterday which reads, in part, although i understand there is curiosity, the many false, unfounded and malicious rumors that are currently circulating about my family and me are irresponsible. the only person responsible for the accident is me. that's a curious statement, robin. a tabloid
FOX News
Nov 18, 2009 6:00am EST
. at the conclusion of this soundbite, you will hear for the first time the president of the united states warning of a double-dip recession in the united states. listen. >> there may be some tax provisions that can encourage businesses to hire sooner rather than sitting on the sidelines so we're taking a look at those. i think it is important, though, to recognize that if we keep on adding to the debt even in the midst of this recovery, that at some point people could lose confidence in the u.s. economy in a way that could actually lead to a double-dip recession. brian: i think it also shows his impatience with the fact that the hiring is not coming back as quick. the unemployment number is higher than anyone projected. and on top of that he's saying, look, i see the polls, i see what happened two weeks ago. america is concerned about our national credit card. member deficits don't matter. clearly it does matter. gretchen: in both virginia and new jersey both of those states went to republican governors. the number one concern from voters at the exit polls was the economy by a huge margin so a lo
NBC
Nov 9, 2009 4:00pm EST
of the soviet union. from the united states, secretary of state hillary clinton. also french president sarkozy and gordon brown who is the prime minister of great britain. they have set up a long line of oversized dominoes along the route of the wall. and they will be toppled tonight just as the communist states were toppled 20 years ago. i'm tom brokaw, nbc news at the berlin wall. >> the memorials are being held today to remember the 136 people who were killed trying to cross the border. pat? >>> health care reform passed in the house over the weekend, but now it's onto the senate, where some lawmakers are calling it doa, dead on arrival. senate leaders need 60 supporters to prevent a filibuster and to bring a bill to a final vote. democrats may choose to let states opt out of government-based insurance program. the so-called, public option, generated a lot of debate on the sunday morning talk shows. >> 60% of the american public want a public option. >> if the public option plan is in there as a matter of conscience i will not allow this bill to come to a final vote. >> yesterday, president
NBC
Nov 9, 2009 6:00pm EST
will be a long and difficult recovery here. >> needing the entire resources of the united states army are at the disposal of ft. hood. >> reporter: for many, one of the most trying issues is getting past the fear that this post, their home, is no longer safe or secure. as the victims and this shattered community look for answers so do investigators. there is word now the suspected gunman major nidal malik hasan is conscious and talking and though his attorney wants to make sure those conversations are limited. >> until i meet with my client i've advised appropriate military officials that no interviews, no interrogations should be conducted by law enforcement. >> reporter: right now the army isn't saying anything about the suspect or their investigation. >> in regard to the investigation, i have nothing to add at this time in regard to that and we're working very hard to get an update to you from the criminal investigating division. >> reporter: just one of so many unanswered questions here. jay gray, nbc news, ft. hood. >>> federal investigators have visited the mosque in northern vi
FOX News
Nov 18, 2009 9:00am EST
of the detainees who are drank russ and remain dangerous to the united states but can't be tried, that has slowed down the process, and for the first time, acknowledged that he is going to miss the deadline that, privately, white house aides have been suggesting for about a month or so would be missed but in that respect, the president said he told the country guantanomo will remain open, and by unable to say when it will be closed it could be open for most of 2010, which would be to a certain degree undercut what the president thought he would gain by closing guantanomo, which is a better reputation for the united states dealing with human rights. alyson: major, in a few moments we will go back to eric holder speaking about khalid sheik mohammed. did you have a chance to speak to the president about that trial specifically? alisyn: not directly, but the president said something interesting in the course of explaining what will happen to the detainees still at guantanomo. he said some will come to the united states and some will be convicted, which is something that is a bill odd for someone who
FOX
Nov 18, 2009 6:00am EST
of the united states. 54degrees. i tell you what, i saw the movie 201 yesterday. i'm just happy to see california on the map. here a look at the satellite- radar composite for the nation. there she is storminess in the midwest as you can sigh the low pressure system right there, the precipitation spinning around t that is very slowly making its way eastward. we've had clouds across the southeastern seaboard and into our region as well, some cloud cover. we'll see more clouds today than wave seen. sex is clear. part of the reason we've seen the temperature drop off so significantly there. here is the forecast for washington for today. not a bad day. increasing clouds, seasonal temperatures. 58degrees for your high. our normal high is 57 degrees. we're right there. for tonight, we'll see more clouds, a chance of some showers popping up overnight particularly out to the west. overnight low about 48 degrees. then for your five-day forecast, 59 tomorrow with showers and clouds. friday, saturday, look good. sunday, more cloud build in again and bring another chance of some rain showers in th
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2009 7:00am EST
's history of the united states" by howard zinn. this goes back to the 1700's and the names are still look the same. rockefeller's, rothschild, j.p. morgan chased out, bushes. it is amazing how this country -- we are a poor country and being a military family, sir, i have heard stuff that this country is about to experience that was set in place by direct vote -- our former regime. but want to say right now, thank you to my brother, from the bottom of my heart for 40 years of your service to this country and four wars. you made it out alive, brother. i love you and thank you, thank you, thank you. and america, i love you -- we are going to get through this but as long as barack obama does not take back our countries -- companies that oversees, we will never have jobs. we are educated people in our family, college people. i am a teacher. i've got four degrees. my son is a certified chef. let me tell you, there is no money out there for educated people. there really isn't. the younger you are and the more education you have, i think though worse it is for you because you can't make the money
CSPAN
Nov 10, 2009 1:00pm EST
in the united states. there is the platform the presidential seal will be placed their shortly. the fbi and army and texas rangers continue to gather information on the attack. nidal malik hasan allegedly opened fire with two handgunsri deployment overseas. how will victims are honored today? >> reporter: we'll hear a roll call for victims and president barack obama in his remarks today will honor each victim individually and other speakers today include lieutenant general cone and also general george casey. they'll be speaking. part of this memorial service today if we look inside you can see where the stage is set up. there's a large american flag draped in front of the building. people had been coming in. security is very tight, chuck. they have erected these storage containers around the perimeter of the field so that they can check every person coming in and they describe the security as like when you go through an airport screener. that certainly is at a premium right now even though this is a military installation because the president is here and other top officials are here. they want t
FOX News
Nov 26, 2009 6:00am EST
, there is no references to the con fed der rats or southerners, it was an effort god look over the entire united states. there is lines about binding up the wounds of the nation. great effort at healing after this horrific war. ainsley: he thought the country needed thanksgiving. >> thought the country needed it very much. historically, of course, we need thanksgiving in bad times. and we need it to celebrate the things we have in good times. clayton: what do you think he would most want americans to think about this morning if he were president of the united states right now given this turmoil we are currently going through. what sort of things we want americans to think about on this thanksgiving? >> it's interesting you ask that, because it n. his first thanksgiving proclamation just what he said, we are in the middle of this horrific war. in spite of that, we still have so many good things about america and some good things in our lives. i think today president lincoln would think exactly that same thing that we're involved in two wars abroad but still have good times here at home. clayton: he beli
MSNBC
Nov 25, 2009 6:00am EST
celebrate the growing partnership between the united states and india. mr. prime minister, today we work to fulfill our duty, bring our countries closer together than ever before. tonight under the stars we celebrate the spirit that will sustain our partnership, the bonds of friendship between our people. >> all right. according to "the washington post," a new forecast from the federal reserve shows the nation's unemployment rate will stay elevated for years. >> oh, my goodness, this is just bad news for america. >> it does, especially after yesterday's news about the real unemployment rate. in october, the figure hit 10th.2%, a 26-year high. >> we talked about how it's going to affect the elections in 2010 around here because we talk about politics, but this recession may affect the 2012 election and the 2014 election. when we talk about, mort, that we've reset the economy, that we're not going to be driven by just crazed consumerism, that means something. we either start building things here in this country again, or this economy doesn't turn around, and people don't get back to work.
HLN
Nov 8, 2009 1:00pm EST
reform in america. now it falls on the united states senate to take the baton and bring this effort to the finish line on behalf of the american people. and i'm absolutely confident that they will. i'm equally convinced that on the day that we gather here at the white house, and i sign comprehensive health insurance reform legislation into law, they'll be able to join their house colleagues and say that this was their finest moment in public service, the moment we delivered change we promise to the american people and did something to leave this country stronger than we found it. the second thing i want to mention is a significant break through in iraq where iraq's parliament has approved a new election law that paves the way for national elections early next year. this is an important milestone as the iraqi people continue to take responsibility for their future. i want to congratulate iraq's leaders for reaching this agreement. their flexibility and commitment to their country sends an important signal to the world about iraq's democracy and national unity, and i look forward to p
CSPAN
Nov 9, 2009 7:00am EST
in on the united states. you're going to hear what kind of trouble hurricane ida could be bringing. >>> is there a connection between the fort hood shooting suspect and 9/11 hijackers? no evidence yet but the fbi think there's reason enough to look into that. >>> plus a big question today for the supreme court. what punishment is too harsh for kids who commit crimes? >>> first, though, the u.s. gulf coast is about to get hit by the season's first atlantic hurricane, ida. a category one storm with 90-mile-an-hour winds. it made a mess in nicaragua and is due to make landfall near the alabama-mississippi state line tomorrow. louisiana already declared a state of emergency. >>> is it just me or does it seem like it's a surprise that it's november and we're just now getting our first storm from the atlantic? >> it is kind of odd. less than 5% of all tropical storms or hurricanes happen in the month of november during a season so it's odd but we're breaking the odds. this is updated within the last minute. winds are down to 80 miles per hour. still a hurricane, category 1, but continues
HLN
Nov 15, 2009 8:00pm EST
is say former secretary of the united states senate. he was a longtime friend and associate of senator byrd and many other senators. >> are the people here paid for by the foundation? yes, we are not on the federal payroll. we are not on the university peril. >> who determined that senator byrd wouldn't get the money to create a senate -- a center like this? >> -- would get the money to create a center like this? >> we started this about six years ago. the group is called the association of centers for the study of congress. there are 40 members and a number of other members of our part of the organization. the word -- but would include the alberts center. he was a speaker in the 1950's and '60's. >> when you were historian, who was the speaker? >> i served under tip o'neill, jim white and tom foley. i was hired by speaker neil in 1983. >> the carl albert center is in norman, oklahoma. >> they collect not only oklahoma collections but 40 or 50 other congressional collections. some of the newer ones are the howard baker center at the university of tennessee in knoxville that just opened
HLN
Nov 21, 2009 5:00pm EST
in the united states. americans led the way last year with 83,000 adoptions. about 13,000 of those children were born elsewhere. there's also some surprising news as we observe national adoption day today. american children, mainly those in foster care, are being adopted by people in other countries. the state department reports 71 cases since april of 2008. those children went to homes in canada, western europe, and australia, places with limited adoption opportunities. >>> some overweight college students in pennsylvania are being told to shape up if they want to graduate. lincoln university near philadelphia requires all students with a body mass index of 30 or higher to take a fitness course. the requirement kicked in four years ago and that class is now in its senior year. the historically black university says it's concerned about the health of its students and points out obesity and diabetes are problems in the african-american community. >> god forbid they're wheeled down on a gurney or stretcher. no one told knme this would happen. >> some students say it's unfair larger students are be
CBS
Nov 6, 2009 6:00am EST
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FOX News
Nov 11, 2009 11:00am EST
understand that being a former prosecutor. but the fact that we have someone in our united states military in contact with an al qaeda operative in yemen raises some serious flags in my judgment. and that's why i've called for hearings on the homeland security committee to get to the bottom of this. jane: you've been clear in saying you are not convinced if major hassan was acting alone. why do you have those concerns? >> well, we're not going to know until we get all the evidence in. but certainly when you have communications to countries like pakistan, to countries like yemen, where we know al qaeda exists, and i think what's going to be imperative here is that the f.b.i. not get shut down by the military and be allowed to pursue their counterterrorism investigation. if that is swept under the rug, and this is treated just as a simple murder case by the military and prosecuted only as a murder case, then the american people may never know what was motivated mr. hassan and the potential counter -- potential terrorist communications and organizations out there who may have been influencing
HLN
Nov 21, 2009 1:00pm EST
people in the united states. americans led the way last year with 83,000 adoptions. and about 13,000 of those children were born elsewhere. there's also some surprising news as we observe national adoption day today. american children mainly those in foster care are being adopted by people in other countries. the state department reports 71 cases since april of 2008. those children went to homes in canada, western europe and australia, places with limited adoption opportunities. >>> some homeowners have lost treasured possessions while trying to sell a home. but clark howard tells you tow who protect your valuables. >> okay what's old is new again and this is one that was an oldie but baddie. "the washington post" is reporting that as people are putting their homes for sale, many times without an agent now trying to save their commission, when they hold "open house"s, they're getting robbed bloind. there are criminal rings that come in and while one better than is disstrakting you or your real estate agent asking about features of the home. the other person is rummaging through y
NBC
Nov 23, 2009 7:00am EST
a pocket. this case you cited in the united states, resistant to the antiviral drugs. what the cdc is saying, a couple of clusters of, we're watching it, but in no way are we suddenly watching this crazy mutated virus that's sweeping the world. just two pockets we're keeping our eyes on. >> distribution not up to what the cdc would hope, but 54 million doses shipped as of this week. numbers aren't that great yet. >> no, it's been a pokey, slow process for getting this vaccine out. nowhere near the numbers we want. nonetheless, about 10 million new viral -- or vaccine doses available every week. what you really have to do is just keep on the phone lines, go to google, go to the flu.gov and see where there is vaccine near you. here's what people have to remember though. still get your h1n1 when you can, when it comes near you, and then get ready, because the seasonal flu hasn't hit yet. that's going to be later this fall. >> don't forget to get that shot. >> that is available everywhere. >> right now this vaccine is still being directed at those most vulnerable. high-risk. someone li
HLN
Nov 11, 2009 6:00am EST
, may god bless our soldiers, families, and the united states of america. [applause] >> ladies and gentleman, the chief of staff of the army, general george casey. >> good afternoon. president and mrs. obama, governor perry, governor doyle, secretary gates, secretary shinseki, many distinguished members of congress from the state of texas and across the country, secretary of the army john mchugh, admiral and mrs. mcmullen, families and friends -- it is a tradition in our special operations units to go to the book of isaiah went eulogizing fallen comrades. proud of their willingness to accept any challenge for this country, at the funeral they read," then i heard the voice of the lord saying, "whom shall i send? and who will go for us? then i said," here i am, send me." this passage conveys the sentiment that applies to every member of our army. it gives voice to a spirit of service that lives in every soldier. it is a spirit we saw in the 30 soldiers who gave their lives here, men and women who believe in the values and ideals this country stands for and men and women who willi
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2009 7:00am EST
and federal law, between the arkansas governor and president dwight d. eisenhower of the united states. between nine kids who wanted to go to school that had to be accompanied by 1200 soldiers to ask oregon inside the school. that really became the second largest headline in 1957. the first being sputnik, and then president eisenhower's biggest domestic crisis that took place during his presidency. and what i'd like to do is a little bit different. and maybe not. but i want to just read to you a couple of pages in my book. i took something from the prologue and also to appease from classifying the group of kids that i encountered in little rock central high school once i got inside. and then finally, a few pages that will introduce the most horrific night of my life, the night my home was bombed in my senior year. and according to the local daily arkansas gazette, i was the first integrating student in the country to have her home bombed. few people my age will have more than one good friend from high school. i'm grateful to have at least eight. ernie, melba, many gene, it is but, glor
FOX News
Nov 9, 2009 11:00am EST
of the united states supreme court. the convicted washington, d.c. area sniper, who terrorized that city in the area are around it -- his plea for a stay of execution has been denied by the u.s. supreme court. that suggests that we are perhaps 48 hours away from his execution. there could be some kind of a stay issued by gov. 10 kaine, but he has -- gov. tim kaine, but he has indicated that nothing he has seen indicates that he deserves a state execution. at this point, the execution of the convicted d.c. sniper, who terrorized that city seven years ago, is still on. jane: drug kingpins, human traffickers, and arms smugglers all have one thing in common -- they need to move large sums of money across international borders. william is at lax. >> for every shipment of drugs that comes into the united states, millions of dollars go back to latin america and asia. cash korea's tied it on their body and in their body. coming up. are you receiving a payout from a legal settlement or annuity over 10 or even 20 years? call imperial structured settlements. the experts at imperial can convert your
MSNBC
Nov 21, 2009 7:00am EST
the rest of the world sees, this is about the united states standing up and saying that due process is important. >> jack's intention that if al qaeda wanted to do something, if they could do something they would be doing it already right now? >> i have been saying that for years, al qaeda is not holding back, if they have the capability of attacking in the united states, they will. this trial could last three, four, five years and in that period maybe they will have the capability of attacking it. having this trial in southern manhattan almost assures that they come back to new york. >> new york city, although it is a number one target also have extraordinary security measures around it. having this trial of the century in lower manhattan significantly lowers the threat to that city over a three five-year period. >> that's the point that she makes again. and i appreciate your point there, but the problem is that the capacity question is the fundamental issue, even if they couldn't touch new york for whatever reason, if they could hit chicago, they would hit kia cook. muk tar the br
HLN
Nov 14, 2009 1:00pm EST
, no former hollywood actor will ever be elected president of the united states. [laughter] jack loved to play tennis and we played frequently. he was tenacious as a pit bull. after a long point he would scott down as though he was exhausted. his opponent would pay dearly. jack would unleash his forehand drive that was virtually unreturnable. he would then get into position for the next point without any acknowledgement and he suckered you. he really liked to win. it was not beneath his dignity to manipulate the circumstances. one winter when we were vacationing, schack introduced me to a painkiller. i drank two and jack had three. he then proposed a tennis match. the courts were hugs and my ability to move was in question. -- the courts were hot. i accepted the invitation. it was only when he hit the ball to make that i discovered how difficult it was to sort out which of the three balls coming at me was the one i should hit. jack kept score skillfully. it was 6-2. we did not play a second set. that was the score he most often cited. jack frequently invited me to go to the gridiron dinner. on
FOX News
Nov 8, 2009 12:00pm EST
that they deserve. the united states will continue to stand with iraq as a strong partner and as a friend. tough challenges remain and i'm sure that there will be difficult days to come but this agreement advances the political progress that can bring lasting peace and unity to iraq and allow for the orderly transition of american combat troops out of iraq by next september. i want to congratulate our troops and civilians serving so capably in iraq and congratulate the iraqi people who have taken an important step forward in pursuit of a better future. there is more work to be con. we continue to move in the -- to be done. we look forward to iraqi elections early next year. thank you very much. >> shannon: you have been listening live to the president from the rose garden today. congratulating iraqi leaders for coming up with a new election law that will mean big change there's. and transparently but also he talked about healthcare quite a bit, congratulating the house on what they got done last night and he said he is quite sure the senate will get it done as well. it has been an ambitious goal
CBS
Nov 10, 2009 9:00am EST
, arresting and convicting and the kind of sentence that is administered to african americans in the united states. i think in many respects it is kind of a slam dunk of a case. there was a decision made that -- for expediency purposes that the case would be tried in virginia first. and that they would probably successfully get the death penalty. and virginia is a very kind of pro death penalty state. maryland has the death penalty, but it takes a very, very long time for somebody to be -- for for sentence to be finally taken -- taken out there. >> you were talking about the speed. that was one of the arguments made in the appeal to the supreme court. not only was this mentally incompetent person who shouldn't have been representing himself but the speed didn't have enough time to make his case before a district court, and challenging that, and new associate justice sonia sotomayor was one of those who said like you know why are we rushing, you seem to be jumping ahead of the timetable set for this. >> that was one of the problems that i had with the case, the fact that the supreme court wo
CBS
Nov 10, 2009 12:00pm EST
never made land in the united states. hurricane season officially ends december 1. for gulf coast residents, they are happy ida is not closing things out with a bang. drew levinson, cbs news, biloxi, mississippi. >> i know you have some rain, maybe this afternoon in your forecast. but it's nothing like ida. >> no, no. ida fell apart before she made the coast. did have heavy rain, still heavy rain in the deep south. while the coast may have been spared, there will be flooding rain in alabama and georgia and into the carolinas, and maybe parts of virginia. going to watch this carefully, because our viewing area could be split in half, where southern maryland, the northern neck, towards fredericksburg could see a lot of rain, and frederick might not see any rain. it's really going to be a pretty sharp cutoff. here we go the next three days, mild today. mid-60s for highs. could be an isolated shower this afternoon. tonight and tomorrow, on and off showers, more south, less north. that will be the case through thursday as well. little bit breezy. before i talk about veterans day, happy
HLN
Nov 24, 2009 12:00pm EST
is the first world leader to make a formal state visit to the united states since mr. obama took office. after the elaborate welcoming ceremony in the white house east room, they exchanged greetings and disappeared into a private meeting. both leaders are pledging to cooperate over a large range of issues from terrorism to climate change. >> as leading economy, the united states and india can strengthen the global economic recovery, promote trade that creates jobs for both our people, and pursue growth that is balanced and sustained. as nuclear powers, ke were be full patter ins in preventing the spread of the world's most deadly weapons, securing loose nuclear material from terrorists and pursuing our vision of a world without nuclear weapons. >> all right. the president and prime minister have emerged from their meeting and they're now making states, and taking questions as well. we wanted to bring that to you and, of course, the first state visit of the obama presidency means the first state dinner as well. the president and first lady will host a formal event for the indian prime minister
MSNBC
Nov 21, 2009 8:00am EST
of this government, as it is in the united states not to negotiate with these pirates. >> how about number of hijackings, has there been an increase lately? >> there was a lull briefly after the "maersk alabama" was taken. that same ship was attacked again in the indian ocean last week. they fended off the attack, but it's a reminder that those pirates are still out there. with this british couple, what we have seen is that they were actually further south than most of the hijackings previously and it shows that these pirates are moving further out into the ocean and using their own infrastructure using the ships and other boats they have seized to help facilitate the transport of these hostages back to somal somalia. >>> police arrested 41 students at the university of california berkeley during bro tests yesterday after they barricaded themselves inside a school building. the group was cited and released shortly afterward. >>> kathleen sebelius has come out against new mammogram guidelines from a u.s. task force. the health and human services basically telling women andmen insurance comp
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2009 9:00pm EST
's history of sports in the united states. >> host: welcome to "after words." i am dave zirin, i am the sports editor for the nation magazine, and i'm absolutely thrilled to be interviewing a man who has written a tremendous biography about the greatest pound for pound boxer of the 20th century. that boxers name is walker smith, jr., better known as sugar ray robinson, and the author is wil haygood. how are you doing? >> guest: good, good to be here. >> host: it's great to have you. i do think this book is actually worthy of sugar ray robinson. it is a tremendous achievement so congratulations right away. >> guest: thank you. >> host: you are not a sports biographer by trade. why did you decide to spend five years of your life writing about sugar ray robinson? >> guest: i had written to previous biographies, one of adam clayton powell, the new york congressman and the other the entertainer, sammy davis jr. so i started thinking if i could find another subject that interested me i would have a trilogy, three major biographies, and i wanted adam hall of course, it politician, sammy da
FOX News
Nov 10, 2009 7:00pm EST
in prison. just yesterday the united states supreme court rejected a final appeal by mument's attorneys to commute the sentence -- muhammad's attorneys to commute the sentence and today his execution was inevitable when his request for clem ensy was denied. we're live inside the greenville correctional center in virginia. we just learned more about muhammad's demeanor in these final hours. what you can tell us? >> that's right. we just spoke with jay wednesdayle gordon would who says he's muhammad's lawyer in maryland. he said he spent some time with muhammad today. he said muhammad is unafraid to die, has no regrelts, maintains his innocence and will die with definals. but virginia democratic governor tim kane said he saw no compelling reason to set aside the jury's sentence so the convicted d.c. sniper, john allen muhammad, his execution will go forward today at 9:00 eastern time. muhammad had his last meal. his lawyer said it was chicken with red sauce and some kind of strawberry cake, that he met with his son today at the prison, said he has not requested any kind of spiritual couns
NBC
Nov 18, 2009 5:00pm EST
the united states? there are your choices. i'll tell but that. no hurricane coming our way, by the way. i'll tell you how wet it will be tomorrow. >> we'll see you in a bit. thank you. >>> next week millions of people will be hitting the road for thanksgiving. aaa released its holiday travel forecast this morning. you can expect long lines at the airport and traffic troubles on our roads. eun yang reports from national airport. >> reporter: aaa calls it a growth in consumer confidence, a projected 4.1% increase in overall travel over the thanksgiving holiday this year. >> although it may seem slight, last year travel was down 25%. so the actual swing is more than 1.4% when you compare it to last year. >> reporter: but air travel is expected to decline by 6.7%, coinuing a downward trend that started in 2000 when it dropped an alarming 62%. travelers say high ticket prices, fewer flights and added fees make for a costly endeavor. >> i hate to pay $22 a bag. my boys wanted their own suitcase and i'm so glad i didn't. >> they are charging you an extra fee for the time you travel, on the parti
FOX
Nov 10, 2009 5:00am EST
-- or heavy rain across the southeastern united states with some areas of flooding being reported in particular in alabama. so the heavy rain is there. the eye of the storm as it is will cross oveas steve and gurvir said by the end of our broadcast today but the rain is already there. the wind is there as well as tropicastorm ida makes its way ashore. we'll talk more about that a little bit later. right now, here, closer to home, our current temperature here in washington as we go back to the graphics is 55 degrees. route, 80%. winds are calm. here is a look at the satellite- radar. tucker was showing you. this a lot of cloud cover across the eastern u.s. we were in the clear for the morning hours and then the clouds started to move in. it will just be cloudy. you might sea peek of sun here or there but for the most part, cloudy skies. some of that from the tropical storm system down it our south. here is the day planner for today. we had a couple of days in the 70s. that was nice. today, we fall back into the low and mid-60s which is still above normal so it will still be a mild
FOX
Nov 11, 2009 5:00am EST
the southeastern united states, has pushed into the mid- atlantic. this is rain from two different sources, from a cold front that is out to our west. that will be pushing through here and from the remnants of ida all pushing into the region. it will give us a wet couple of days as a matter of fact. our current temperature, 53 degrees. relative humidity, 71%. winds are out of the north at 15 miles per hour. it will be breezy today too. here is your forecast for today. clouds, rain, breezy conditions, cool temperatures. our temperatures remaining fairly steady. we are looking if a high of only about 55 degrees. we are actually at 55 an hour or so ago. we might get there again but that will be about it. more details on the forecast and the cha for the latter part of this week that are coming as well. >> thank you. >>> let's check in with julie wright and say good morning on this wednesday morning. >> good morning to you all. it is a wet federal holiday and we are dealing a with a jackknifed tractor-trailer. be careful traveling the out are loop coming from co
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